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March 21, 2020 In The News

Hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed all non-essential businesses to cease in-person functions, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, discussed relief for his district's small businesses, farmers and the unemployed workers during a telephone town hall Friday night

March 20, 2020 In The News

At the downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market last Saturday, shoppers showed up in droves, despite the cold, rainy weather. There were no samples, no musicians, and most vendors were wearing gloves.

March 19, 2020 In The News

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado and Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan held a Facebook live town hall Thursday afternoon. The Democrats updated residents on the latest efforts from the House and county to address COVID-19.

Delgado, of the 19th District, says there’s no set return date to Washington.

March 19, 2020 In The News

Ryan announces 30 day grace period for occupancy tax to relieve financial stress on hotel and tourism industry

March 19, 2020 In The News

State and federal lawmakers on Thursday sought ways of mitigating the impact of the pandemic that is threatening to engulf both first responders and the broader global economy.

March 18, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Antonio Delgado sent this note to constituents: “This is a challenging time for our region and our nation, and I urge folks not to panic, but rather to prepare and follow New York State and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

March 18, 2020 In The News

Members of the New York congressional delegation, consisting of a bipartisan group led by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City), have petitioned the IRS to extend the national tax filing deadline past April 15, saying the current coronavirus pandemic has left little time for many state residents to even file the paperwork necessary for extensions.

March 15, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Capital Region’s House delegation joined the majority in voting for the emergency relief package, which passed early-Saturday, 363-40.

Guaranteed sick pay, free testing and bolstered food programs for children and seniors are central to the package.

March 14, 2020 In The News

Last night, Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-NY, joined a majority in the House in voting to pass bipartisan legislation, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

March 11, 2020 In The News

As the tariff battles between Washington D.C and Beijing played out over the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided some $28 billion of aid to farmers. The aid was linked to the acreage of individual operations, which led critics to say the USDA is biased in favor of large farms over small family farms.